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Prepare to be Bowled Over!

It’s almost here! Our biggest fundraiser of the year is quickly approaching, and we want to make sure you don’t miss out on the fun! The 2017 JA Bowl-A-Thon will be Saturday, February 25th at Parkway Lanes, Hollywood Bowl and Sun Valley Lanes (yes, it takes three bowling alleys to hold all the fun!). We’ve set a big goal for …

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JA Stock Market Challenge Makes Huge Gains

The 2nd annual JA Stock Market Challenge was held Tuesday, November 15th at Innovation Campus, and we’re happy to report that it was a big success! We doubled the size of the student event, with 300 students from 21 high schools in 13 different communities competing in a simulated day of stock market action. We added a morning session in …

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The 1971 Society – Helping Create a Better Future

All year long we’ve been celebrating JA of Lincoln’s 45th birthday, and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than continuing to broaden our impact on the entrepreneurs, business leaders, and consumers of tomorrow. President Abraham Lincoln is credited with saying, “The best way to predict the future is to create it,” and our goal at JA of …

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Volunteer Spotlight – Dean Belka

At JA of Lincoln, our volunteers are the backbone of everything we do. They are how we can impact tens of thousands of students despite our very small staff. They are why we are able to stretch our budget so far and make sure the lion’s share of all our funds go right back into programs for our students. They …

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Coins for Kids

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again– Junior Achievement of Lincoln has the absolute best community partners! Lincoln is fortunate to be home to so many corporations and organizations that are willing to step up to the plate for our students. Year after year, Casey’s General Store has been one of those wonderful partners! All throughout December and …

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Hurry! Time Running Out for Stock Market Challenge

The 2016 JA Stock Market Challenge is a couple weeks away, but it’s not too late to get involved! This unique and exciting event will be Tuesday, November 15th at Innovation Campus. After the huge success of last year’s challenge, we are doubling the size of the high school event this year! That means that we’ll welcome over 300 high …

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You’ve Got a Bowling Date

Save the date! The 2017 JA Bowl-A-Thon is on Saturday, February 25th at all Lincoln bowling alleys! Before you get swept up in the busiest season of the year, we want to make sure this great event is on your calendar. It’s not too early to start thinking about forming your team for what has become JA of Lincoln’s single …

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JA Young Professionals Board Making HUGE Impact

JA of Lincoln is so fortunate to be surrounded by so many groups, companies, organizations, and individuals who just get it. They understand the importance of preparing our young people for the realities of the workplace. They know how vital it is that our students are equipped with the skills that will allow them to succeed in our ever-changing economy. …

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Record Attendance for JA Spark

Last week, more than 100 students from Lincoln and surrounding communities met a Union College for a day that was designed to provide a spark– of inspiration, of creativity, of motivation. During the course JA Spark, a record number of students heard from some of Lincoln’s top entrepreneurs. These five successful individuals shared the realities of opening and operating a …

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Will You Accept the Stock Market Challenge?

One of our most successful events ever is back for a second year, and you don’t want to miss out! The 2016 JA of Lincoln Stock Market Challenge Presented by CFA Nebraska will be on Tuesday, November 15th at Innovation Campus. After the overwhelming success of our first event, this year we are doubling the number of students who can …

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